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Service Manager - Shared Lives

£37,000 per annum
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Prospectus are delighted to be partnering a charity that supports people with learning disabilities and/or mental health needs to enjoy personal freedom; be respected for their contribution, and be treated as equals within the communities where they live. They are currently recruiting a Service Manager to lead their Shared Lives service across two London Boroughs.

As the Shared Lives Manager you will be responsible for all aspects of the development and management of the London based Shared Lives scheme for people with a variety of different social care needs including those with learning disabilities, mental health needs and/or physical disabilities. The purpose of your role is to lead a team to deliver high quality services that are safe, well run and meet the needs and preferences of service users. In addition, you will also be responsible for developing and growing the scheme to achieve the charity's strategic objectives in line with all national standards, regulations and contractual agreements.

To be considered for this position, you will hold an NVQ4/QCF5 in Leadership and Management or equivalent and have significant experience of leading and developing a regulated service through Care Quality Commission; you will also have proven ability to lead and manage a successful team of specialist frontline workers. With knowledge of Shared Lives services, you will possess a proven track record of developing partnerships with multi disciplinary teams and have experience of change management and the importance of supporting teams positively. Knowledge and understanding of legislations and best practice affecting people with learning disabilities is essential as is the knowledge of safeguarding of vulnerable adults.

Please apply with a Word Copy of your CV. Further information will be provided to the shortlisted candidates.

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